Electronics Forum | Thu Jan 18 19:17:08 EST 2007 | mavtech
Currently looking for any and all viable options for recycling SMT trays, tubes and reels ( the SMT plastics). Several years ago SemiCycle supported all 3 packaging types, but currently only supports trays. Several vendors will support tray recycli
Electronics Forum | Thu Apr 09 20:10:28 EDT 1998 | Kathy Palumbo
| Can anybody tell me what to do with IC tubes when we are | done with them? Plastics companies want tons and we only | generate about one hundred pounds a month (guess). We | have been throwing them out... I got the recycling company to drop off
Electronics Forum | Tue Apr 02 07:28:46 EDT 2019 | woolland
Hi Proy I have been looking at a way to handle the waste SMT reels. The recycling company stopped taking them because of the labels were jamming up their machine. I see you grind your reels. What do you use to grind the reels? Stu.
Electronics Forum | Sat Mar 02 19:32:36 EST 2019 | proy
I have been grinding the smt reels to reduce space and recently found a company who will take my scrap for repurposing not landfill. It is not easy to get this into a proper stream unless you have a truck load. We probably send them 300lbs at a time
Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 15 10:50:00 EDT 2014 | proy
Can anyone suggest what plastic type SMT tapes for mostly embossed/deep pocket tapes are for recycling? I am talking about semi clear type, for 16/24mm widths usually pocketed. The black tapes we get from our Tape and reel supplier are thermo forme
Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 15 15:52:36 EDT 2014 | davef
VTEK says …” Carrier tapes are made from three primary materials. (All are manufactured in accordance with EIA standards) 1 Polycarbonate is a black plastic material with excellent impact strength. It is used primarily for bare die and small form fac
Electronics Forum | Wed Mar 20 15:25:05 EST 2002 | angiewest
Looking for a company to recycle plastic reel and I.C. tubes. I already recycle trays with Smart Cycle (formally Semicyle). I hate to throw that stuff away. The local recycling places only recycle plastic 1 and 2. Most of the reels are 3's.
Electronics Forum | Thu Apr 16 13:12:06 EDT 1998 | Eric Jenkins
Yes we can help. Our company has a division that recycles reels and trays. 1-208-552-1978 or 1 800 881-0780 ask for Eric Jenkins or Chantal Dunkley
Electronics Forum | Wed Apr 16 09:43:58 EDT 2003 | brobinson
Anybody know of any companies out there that recycle empty reels?
Electronics Forum | Mon Aug 02 20:24:59 EDT 2021 | dmunsterman
Does anyone recycle SMT Matrix Trays? I found some old posts from many years ago, but those suppliers are not in business any longer. Curious if anyone recycles SMT reels or tubes either or if this all goes into the recycle dumpsters / landfills?